Professional Learning Communities at Work™ Institute: Building a Learning Culture in International Schools

Professional Learning Communities at Work™ Institute: Building a Learning Culture in International Schools

  • $429.00 per person for teams of 5 or more

Build school culture where learning thrives

International schools around the globe share a common vision: success for every student. The PLC at Work™ process has been proven to help educators turn this vision into reality.

To build an exceptional PLC, it is critical that teachers and leaders:

  • Champion high levels of learning for all students
  • Operate in high-functioning collaborative teams
  • Implement proven response to intervention (RTI) structures
  • Commit to developing student agency with true teacher-student partnerships
  • Believe personalized, self-directed learning is a vehicle for innovation

Discover how to instill and imprint these key components into your school’s culture during this three-day learning experience. Acclaimed experts and master practitioners will share their firsthand experiences building PLCs, answer implementation questions, and help you develop an achievable and sustainable plan of action.

  • Discover how to use the four critical questions of a PLC to create a system of continuous improvement.
  • Acquire formative assessment strategies and processes to ensure student agency.
  • Examine beliefs, protocols, and cultural competencies to ensure equity for all students.
  • Examine programs for personalized learning to help students be more engaged in their own learning.
  • Learn how to design and rely upon standards-based assessments for reliable and actionable data to accurately measure student gains.
  • Explore innovative teaching methods and curriculum-development strategies for achieving stronger learning outcomes for all students.

Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

Thursday, October 11th

12:00–1:00 p.m.


1:00–2:30 p.m. Keynote
2:30–2:45 p.m.


2:45–4:15 p.m. Breakouts

Friday, October 12th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:45 a.m. Keynote
9:45–10:00 a.m.


10:00–11:30 a.m. Breakouts
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

12:30–2:00 p.m.


2:00–2:15 p.m.


2:15–3:15 p.m. Team Time

Saturday, October 13th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:30 a.m.


9:30–9:45 a.m. Break
9:45–11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

12:15–1:45 p.m.


1:45–2:00 p.m.


2:00–3:45 p.m. Keynote

Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Primary Hotel

Hilton Addis Ababa

Menelik II Ave
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1164

Online reservations


International Community School of Addis Ababa

Mauritania Road

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Additional Information

Product code: CFF549

Hosted by: International Community School of Addis Ababa

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